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Re: How long is it acceptable to leave *undistributable* files in

On Sun, 20 Jun 2004 10:16:53 -0400 Raul Miller wrote:

> Consider, for example, building emacs against a third party supplied
> proprietary libc.

That would possibly require modifying Emacs source code and that's the
creative act (it would create a derivative work, no doubt about that).
OTOH, when you issue the classical

$ ./configure
$ make

commands, you are not performing any creative act.
Do you agree?

             |  GnuPG Key ID = DD6DFCF4 | You're compiling a program
  Francesco  |        Key fingerprint = | and, all of a sudden, boom!
     Poli    | C979 F34B 27CE 5CD8 DC12 |         -- from APT HOWTO,
             | 31B5 78F4 279B DD6D FCF4 |             version 1.8.0

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